Antonyms for disobedient

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One whom we are commanded to love as ourselves, and who does all he knows how to make us disobedient.

Can I be ungrateful, disobedient to him who was a father to me?

There is strife between the Blessed and the Damned; the obedient and the disobedient.

He whom she thought so disobedient had obeyed but too well at last.

To disobedient ones I can assure you that we are not half so merciful.

James was a refractory and disobedient child from the very cradle.

Do drop it if you do not wish to drive me mad or make me disobedient.

He had no twin, a disobedient soldier, a liar and betrayer, as it was said he had.'

If I had been haughty and disobedient, it was because I had been treated badly.

He is my son, my disobedient son, and I am still his father.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., dysobedyent, from Old French desobedient, from Vulgar Latin *disobedientem (replacing Latin inobedientem) from Latin dis- (see dis-) + obedientem (see obedient). Related: Disobediently. Earlier in the same sense was disobeissant (late 14c.), from Old French desobeissant, and inobedient (early 14c.).

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